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Franciscan Inn & Suites

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Convenient location, casual comfort and caring staff make this cozy inn the quintessential hub of your Santa Barbara visit. Complimentary continental breakfast, pool, spa, afternoon cookies, Wi-Fi and more awaits you.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
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Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Non-smoking rooms
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The receptionists were pretty kind. It was nice to arrive to a place so far from home and find smiling faces around me. The room was very clean, comfortable and quiet. I spent two nice nights there. Also the place is closer to the beach and to State Street.
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I love the Franciscan Inn. It's perfect in every way. The staff is accommodating, friendly and professional. The location is perfect. So close to the beach and all the attractions but nestled in a quiet neighborhood that is beyond charming. Continental breakfast being
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Santa Barbara is a beautiful vacation destination, and Franciscan Inn is a perfect way to explore the city. The location is convenient, and the staff is friendly. The only drawback is that the room furnishings are a bit dated. It's all very clean and comfortable, but some
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Walking distance to harbor, well priced, clean, and the management is very friendly. The rooms are dark. They placed the bathroom vanity against bathtub, blocking access to the shower faucets and hardware. It’s a no no forward torso twist required to run the shower, and I
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Staying here was a last minute decision that I was pleased with. This is an older property that has been well maintained. Grounds are well kept and lobby area is clean as our rooms. It is a nice walk to the beach area, wharf and State Street (I didn't ride it but noted there is
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Palm Suite
Kitchenette for #114
Queen room.
Small bathroom....
10 minutes
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How long of a walk to downtown?
You'll have to walk to the beachfront and then up State Street, but it's about half an hour in total. Or you can walk to Stearns Wharf (about 10 minutes) and get the free shuttle up to the Downtown areas.
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No views from our room. We were in the first floor. I would not expect great views, since the hotel is a block or so from the coast, and it is not a tall building.
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Can we rent bikes at the hotel- or is there a place nearby?
Hello, Currently we do not have a bike rental program. About a block 2 blocks on the beach there is a great place to rent all sorts of bikes including a bike that can fit 4!
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Hello How close is the beach and how close is State street? Thank you
Two blocks to the beach and maybe 3 to State.
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"the walls are thin. We could hear conversations and tv noise but the people were not rowdy and we could relax"
"Do not get the room next to the laundry room, make sure you bring water, and ask for extra towels if you plan to visit the jacuzzi "
"Carpeting is very worn; plan to wear slippers if you have them."
"There are standard rooms and also suites with kitchenettes available. I have stayed in both types and they are all great."
"stay in room 103 if you are traveling with friends. it's spacious, quiet and has a great kitchen."
US$153 - US$331 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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